change ownership
index devolve, grant (transfer formally), pass (advance)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • change hands — change ownership, be passed between people …   English contemporary dictionary

  • change of control — 1) Provision in an agreement triggered if a company changes ownership (e.g., bank calls in loan, contract is terminated). 2) A change of control clause allows one party to terminate a contract if the other party is taken over. Change of control… …   Law dictionary

  • change — I verb adapt, adjust, alter, be converted, be inconstant, be irresolute, convert, convertere in, deviate, displace, diverge, evolve, exchange, fluctuate, give in exchange, go through phases, immutare, innovate, interchange, make a transition,… …   Law dictionary

  • ownership — own·er·ship n: the state, relation, or fact of being an owner; also: the rights or interests of an owner reduced their ownership by one third absolute ownership: ownership esp. by a single person that is free of any encumbrances or limitations… …   Law dictionary

  • change of ownership — UK US noun [C or U] (plural changes of ownership) ► LAW a legal process that makes someone the official new owner of a property, business, or vehicle: »A Change of Ownership notice was posted on the restaurant s door …   Financial and business terms

  • change of control clause — A contractual provision which gives a party to an agreement enhanced protection if the controlling shareholding of the other party is transferred. In commercial contracts a change of control clause will often give the party who is not subject to… …   Law dictionary

  • change hands — {v. phr.} To change or transfer ownership. * /Ever since our apartment building changed hands, things are working a lot better./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • change hands — {v. phr.} To change or transfer ownership. * /Ever since our apartment building changed hands, things are working a lot better./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • change|o|ver — «CHAYNJ OH vuhr», noun. a thorough change of ownership or control of a business, of products of a factory, or the like: »Earnings may have been affected by greater costs of changeover to new models (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ownership — Own redirects here. For other uses, see OWN (disambiguation). For ownership of articles in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Ownership of articles …   Wikipedia

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